how to achieve a matte or satin finish on botuff

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how to achieve a matte or satin finish on botuff

Postby Peanut39350 » Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:04 pm

hi just wondering if there is a good way to achieve a matte finish on the surface of botuff, I tried sanding with 0000 steel wool and got it but it left little scratches in the botuff that can be seen, is there a way that I can buff out the scratches without getting a glossy look?
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Re: how to achieve a matte or satin finish on botuff

Postby Greywolf » Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:17 pm

I get a real nice "Matt" finish with Helms Spar Satin. The little secret is a light coat and keep the nozzle of the can about 16 inches away from the limb. it'll have "Texture" on the limb, it'll be far from smooth, but the small dimples will keep it from shinning.
Couple coats will completely cover the limb on the back side of the limb, the belly side can be done like normal as it won't be seen.

Good luck post a picture when your done.
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